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2014 NACAS Central Conference
June 18-20, 2014 - Chicago, IL

Reflecting On Success

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Please join us in the Windy City for the 2014 NACAS Central Conference. This year's conference is being held at the Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown. Chicago is a vibrant, energetic city, and is especially bustling in the summer months. And we will be in the heart of it all in the city's River North district, surrounded by countless restaurants and nightlife. Come see all that Chicago has to offer while you Reflect on Success with your auxiliary service peers and business partners. Be sure to check out the Hotel and Travel and Schedule of Events links for more information.


Get registered today! Don't miss out on all the excitement of the 2014 NACAS Central Conference in Chicago, IL!


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Educational session topics include both sustainable food service initiatives and strategic social media for auxiliaries at the University of Cincinnati, creating your own personal infrastructure, revitalizing student life through auxiliary services at Northwestern University, working with Excel visual elements, and the path to a lean culture at Miami University (OH). Learn more

Tour the "Vertical University".

Delegates will also learn about and tour the Wabash Building, a 420,000 square foot, mixed-use “Vertical University” on Roosevelt University’s Chicago campus. The 32-story LEED Gold certified facility includes a street-level retail student bookstore, six floors of student services and student life facilities, seven floors of classrooms, science laboratories and academic offices, and 615 beds for freshmen and sophomore housing. Not only does the building complement and enhance the surrounding landmark structures, but it also embodies the university’s commitment to social justice and civic engagement.

Make the connections that count.

The conference agenda also includes many opportunities for delegates to connect directly with both business partners and colleagues, including a business partner appreciation dinner followed by a gala event on the Chicago River. The three-hour dessert cruise on the luxury cruise vessel Chicago’s First Lady also features fireworks and commentary about the iconic Chicago skyline.

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Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown

At Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown, you’re in the heart of downtown Chicago, Illinois, surrounded by shopping and entertainment venues on all sides. Located on State Street between Ohio and Ontario Streets, our hotel is three blocks west of Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile, and convenient to the Loop, the financial district and popular attractions. A block away is the free seasonal Navy Pier trolley and subway, linking to local attractions and both Midway and O'Hare airports. Learn more


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Business Partners

Our Business Partners are essential to the success of NACAS Central. The knowledge and expertise you provide allow us to better serve our campuses. Your financial support helps us share this knowledge through educational and networking opportunities. Business partner sponsorships include all conference sessions, functions, and scheduled meals. The Windy City has plenty to offer its visitors with many cultural attractions, museums, fine dining, great entertainment, and an exciting nightlife.


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